Austin Seminary has received a grant of $15,000 from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER) program to fund a project that integrates climate science with theological education. The grant will support a partnership with Texas Interfaith Power and Light, a Texas Impact project, offering a series of activities for eighteen months at Austin Seminary, where alum Dr. Becca Edwards (MDiv'23) will teach climate science topics and guide discussion on the theological implications of this critical issue.
On Saturday, February 3, 2024, the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary Board of Trustees unanimously voted to appoint The Rev. Ryan Arnold as the new vice-president for institutional advancement, effective March 1, 2024.
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary has received a grant of $1,248,603 from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish The Faithful Preaching Project, a new initiative designed to help preachers of small mainline congregations instill deeper faith in their listeners and empower them to live out their faith more fully in worship and in the community beyond their church walls.
Austin Seminary has acquired Progressive Youth Ministry (PYM), a conference and community of church-based youth workers from across North America.
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary welcomed thirty new students on August 28 for their orientation.